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paleness


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Paleness  \Pale"ness\,  n. 
  The  quality  or  condition  of  being  pale;  want  of  freshness  or 
  ruddiness;  a  sickly  whiteness;  lack  of  color  or  luster; 
  wanness. 
 
  The  blood  the  virgin's  cheek  forsook;  A  livid  paleness 
  spreads  o'er  all  her  look  --Pope. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  paleness 
  n  1:  unnatural  lack  of  color  in  the  skin  (as  from  bruising  or 
  sickness  or  emotional  distress)  [syn:  {lividness},  {lividity}, 
  {luridness},  {pallidness},  {pallor},  {wanness},  {achromasia}] 
  2:  the  property  of  having  a  naturally  light  complexion  [syn:  {blondness}, 
  {fairness}] 




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